Secluded Lakefront Home with Dock, Deck, Gas Grill and Amazing Views

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Secluded Lakefront Home with Dock, Deck, Gas Grill and Amazing Views

3.6/5 Good

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1 bathroomSleeps 4

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill
Chelan, WA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationLake Chelan State Park20 min drive
  • Popular LocationMill Bay Casino47 min drive
  • Popular LocationWapato Lake53 min drive

Space details

1 bathroom, sleeps 4
666 sq ft
Common area
    1 queen bed

About this property

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You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Secluded Lakefront Home with Dock, Deck, Gas Grill and Amazing Views

Lakefront cabin with kitchen and patio
Deep Water Cabin

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Deepwater Cabin is a solid timber framed structure built into the mountain side on the edge of the National Forest in a true, remote wilderness area. It is one of the very last waterfront dwellings up-lake, to the Northwest, that is still accessible by car. The cabin's grass- and fern-covered sod roof blends into the vegetation of its perch on a rocky point surrounded by sparkling blue Lake Chelan waters.

The location on a point gives expansive views up, down and across the lake. Deepwater is half an hours’ drive from Chelan, far from any town lights, so one can see countless brilliant stars on a typical clear night. Watch shooting stars under the Milky Way. In the day you will watch flocks of swallows swoop through the air catching insects, and osprey flying by, patrolling the shore for fish.

To access the lake, a steep trail switches back through rocky terraces down to a solid, newly built stairway and dock. At the clear, deep waters edge, swimmers can launch into the refreshing blue depths.

Boaters will have access to explore miles and miles of wilderness shoreline with a kayak, canoe or paddle board. Be aware that the lake access at Deepwater is very steep, so launching may be easier at the nearby 25 Mile State Park, a short paddle to the South.

Inside, the cabin is classic, simple, and cozy, with big sunny windows and two double patio doors. The two wings provide a sleeping space and a living/dining area, with the bath and kitchen in between. The bathroom has a new washing machine and a shower with plenty of pressure; pure water pumped straight from Lake Chelan! There is a drying rack for your wet laundry, which solar drys quickly on a typical sunny blue sky day.

The compact kitchen offers all major appliances offering all you need for great foodie meals, and the sunny, open patio is wonderful for reading, having meals and enjoying time together and an amazing place to chillax. A small gas grill awaits your steaks or brats, or the beautiful trout the fisher-persons in the party may bring up from the lake, where the big fish swim by the dock, hungry for worms.

A very comfortable queen-size log bed will accommodate two, while the living/dining area features a brand new fold-out full-size sofabed and an older long sofa for lounging and sleeping, accommodating one or two extra persons. The cabin is most appropriate for a couple or small family, it can sleep up to four; ideally, family or close friends since there is little privacy here! It's best to bring your own sleeping bags for any more than two, since the linens provided are for the queen bed only.

Please note: Deepwater is located on steep topography, not appropriate for unsupervised small children, but an extraordinary get away for adventurers and outdoor lovers ~ those who enjoy wilderness, silence, and simplicity. Be aware there is no internet available at this location, but there is a land line phone for emergency calls. Rattlesnakes, lynx, and mountain lions have been seen in the area, but are shy and eager to avoid people. Wild turkey and herds of deer are common. Beware the deer when driving South Lake Shore Road.

The historic, scenic South Lake Shore Trail built in the 40s by the CCC parallels the lake shore and begins just a short walk away. Larger boats can be launched at Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park, which is less than a mile from the cabin. Miles of Forest Service logging roads meander the hills just behind the property, providing access to National Forest lands for mountain bikers to explore the unparalleled wilderness beauty above the lake.

The town of Chelan has good restaurants, fun shops, a great health food store, and plenty of local wine tasting. The region has many wineries and vineyards, so you may want to take a day to sample the local fare.

One day of your visit can be spent on the Lady of The Lake, the local ferry, going up-lake to the remote community of Stehekin, which has a great bakery and access to amazing hikes in the North Cascades National Park. Another day trip nearby could be to Holden Village, a Lutheran Camp 12 miles up into the mountains, which also can be reached on The Lady of the Lake ferry. This is a playful, festive intentional community which is open to guests and provides meals and full accommodations in a village that was once a thriving copper mine.

Deep Water Cabin is an ideal setting to explore and play in the water and mountains, relax and refresh, and soak in the bright sunny skies and the vast deep blue beauty of the lake. Come enjoy a getaway in gorgeous Lake Chelan!

* Please note: Minimum renter age is 25 years old. This applies to all guests that will be occupying the unit with the exception of multi-generational families.

Parking notes: Boat parking available at top of driveway, no tie up at dock available due to potential of damage to dock and boat. No buoy to tie to available.

Dock details: No boat tie up due to possible damage to boat and/or dock caused by wave exposure.

Damage waiver: The total cost of your reservation for this Property includes a nightly damage waiver fee, plus tax if applicable (the “Damage Waiver”). (A discount may be applied for stays of 28 nights or longer, if permitted.)

The Damage Waiver covers you for up to $2,000 of accidental damage to the Property or its contents (such as furniture, fixtures, and appliances) as long as you report the incident to the host prior to checking out. The Damage Waiver fee eliminates the need for a traditional security deposit.

More information can be downloaded from the "Rental Agreement" on the checkout page.
Guest accommodation at this cabin offers coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Rooms open to patios. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils.

Property amenities


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Toaster
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels provided

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Barbecue


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • On the lake
  • On the waterfront

Things to do

  • Casino nearby

Safety features

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 4
  • Unit size: 666 sq ft (62 sq m)


  • Casino

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 25


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

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About this area


Located in Chelan, this cabin is on the waterfront. North 25 Mile Creek Trailhead and Lone Peak Trailhead are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Lake Chelan and Twenty-Five Mile Creek State Park.

What's nearby

  • Lake Chelan State Park - 20 min drive
  • Nefarious Cellars - 28 min drive
  • Benson Vineyards Estate Winery - 47 min drive
  • Mill Bay Casino - 47 min drive
  • Wapato Lake - 53 min drive

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 10 out of 28 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 8 out of 28 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 3 out of 28 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 28 reviews
2 - Poor 14%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 28 reviews
1 - Terrible 11%

4/5 Good

Birthday celebration.
The paved road ended at a forest service residence. We had to turn off of the paved road onto a gravel and dirt road with a different name than what was listed on the directions, it was very confusing. We spoke to a neighbor near the cabin who explained that the addresses had changed recently, so that explained the situation. I texted the contact I had through the booking prior to our departure and specifically asked about the paved road, as we were traveling by motorcycle, and they assured me that the road was paved to the cabin. After the initial confusion we got settled in and had a wonderful time. The cleanliness was not what we expected but made due, as we understand, the remoteness may cause difficulties. Overall we would recommend this cabin to others who are looking for beautiful view and the remote experience.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Great location
Had a great weekend getaway with my kids. Nice not having phone or internet to distract us.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Perfect Getaway
Highly recommended for those who want to take a break from the city and experience the 70s life (no cell and TV). This cabin is in a very quiet and secluded part of Lake Chelan. Just 25 minutes from Chelan, WA where you can get your supply from Walmart Supercenter or Safeway. It has a fully functional kitchen; all you need to bring is your grocery. Bathroom is nice and clean and has towels provided for. You can fish, swim and kayak in the lake below the cabin.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Amazing Location, Cute Cabin
Loved the time away--much needed! The cabin was unique and on bluff above water--beautiful view of the lake! Bring binoculars! The location provided isolation and privacy. Probably not a great place for kids due to drop off to lake and challenging path down to swim dock. Disappointed in cleanliness of cabin and property--something to take more seriously during this Covid Year. Did have my own disinfectant wipes which I had to use on kitchen immediately. If you are a 'real' cook, which my husband is, consider bringing your favorite pans/utensils. Although kitchen is well-stocked, things are of poor quality and old. The cupboard is a little creepy as lots of leftover dry goods from previous guests. All said, we had a very restful 4 nights there!
Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

place to unplug
We had a wonderful time at this quaint little cabin. It was clean and simple. The dock is a great place to hang out. We fished down there and caught over 10 fish, mainly lake trout using hot dogs. Yes... hot dogs. The location is very private and quite. We loved this place.